Patients looking for care at UrgentCare Express at Harrington can now reserve an appointment online. The organization has implemented a new online check-in program.
You may have heard the term “Nurse Navigator” or “Patient Navigator” more recently when discussing your health, imaging procedures, cancer care or other related services. Many hospitals and healthcare organizations are identifying someone to be a patient navigator – and Harrington is no exception. In short, a patient or nurse navigator is your advocate for […]
Public health nurses and other public health officials throughout the state have been working on raising Human Papillomavirus (HPV) immunization rates, per an initiative from the Mass Department of Public Health (DPH). According to the DPH, approximately 79 million people in the US are infected with HPV and approximately 14 million new infections are predicted […]
Today there are so many options and trends to protect against pregnancy, it’s difficult to know which one is right for you at whatever your stage in life. We encourage you to read your options and then come in and see one of our board-certified OB/GYNs. The Pill “The pill,” the first oral contraceptive drug […]
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women with more than 200,000 cases detected every year. Early detection offers the best chance for remission. Screening for breast cancer means checking the breasts for cancer before there are any signs or symptoms. Screening with a mammogram (a special kind of x-ray of the breast) has […]
Women’s health is a very specialized medical field. Often, a female will find a doctor in her teens or early 20’s and remain with that trusted doctor, continuing to receive care well into later life. Selecting the “right” OB/GYN office can be overwhelming—how do you know you’ve chosen the right one? We asked other females and […]